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Explore the writers oppression in Nineteen Eighty Four and Brave New World Both Orwell and Huxley present to the reader in their novels Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty Four a new society one reinvented where totalitarian aspects of society rule Both societies strive for stability and inevitably a utopian society Orwell and Huxley explore the possibilities of achieving this and warn of the dangers and impracticability of attempting such a society where individualism is crushed and conformity and submission is adamant Huxley and Orwell achieve this by dispellingdisregarding institutions and norms that form a society recognizable today and replace them with substitutes that createpromote a dysfunctional dystopian society As each novel progresses it is clear that neither societies contain family values or attempt to live by them This affects how society and those belonging to it express and forms itself through recognised relationships bonds actions and norms identified by readers Both societies are corrupted by this in Brave New World Huxley creates a race that has no self respect as sexual beings as the value and expression of love no longer exists The World Controllers encourage society as a whole to become the family unit The World was full of fathers - was therefore full of misery full of mothers - therefore of every kind of perversion from sadism to chastity full of brothers sisters uncles aunts - full of madness and suicide PG 34 By creating taboos concerning the family institution as a whole Huxley successfully encourages his characters to associate the family with inferior undesirable imagery the use of language Huxley encourages affects the readers horror of the created norms existing in such a society and the lifestyles of those living in Huxleys imagined society This is contrasted in Nineteen Eighty Four Orwell does not go as far in Huxley that natural conception and birth is abolished and reconstructed elsewhere however family loyalty and love is discouraged and the sexual
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